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    Why is it possible for only one twin to have schizophrenia? What impact does this have on the prevention and treatment of schizophrenia?

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    The reason why it is possible for one twin to have Schizophrenia is because it comes down to genetics. Sometimes when a baby is in her mother's womb, he or she will not receive all the necessary nutrients needed, which will cause him or her to have some level of mental dysfunction later in life. The other cause is if there was some level of trauma with both of the twins growing up, and they both ...

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    This solution provided examples and reasons on why only one twin has Schizophrenia, and the impact it has on prevention and treatment of it.

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